City Moves for 23 December 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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The professional services firm has announced the promotion of Jane McCormick (pictured), head of tax and pensions at KPMG in the UK, to head of tax for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA) region. She will also become a member of its EMA board and senior tax partner for KPMG in the UK. In addition, Karen Briggs, currently head of KPMG’s UK risk consulting practice, becomes head of tax, pensions, and legal services for the business in the UK.

UK Export Finance

The UK export credit agency has announced the appointment of David Ludlow as head of international business development. He most recently worked for Standard Chartered in the Middle East, and has also held positions in the Diplomatic Service.

Rubicon Fund Management

The investment management partnership has announced the appointment of Charles McVeigh as chairman. His career has included 40 years at Salomon Brothers and its successor firms, and McVeigh has also held board positions at the London Stock Exchange, LIFFE, Clearstream and the Bank of England capital markets committee.

BMI Healthcare

Jan Thomas has been appointed NHS commercial director at the private hospital group. She joins from UnitedHealth UK, where she was director of strategy. Thomas is a trained nurse, and has held multiple positions within the NHS.

PineBridge Investments

The multi asset class investment management firm has appointed Tomi Lāngström as managing director, regional head of distribution for the Nordics. He joins from Northern Star Partners, where he was founding partner and chief executive. Lāngström has also held roles at Man Investments, notably as global head of business development and head of its Nordic relationship management team.

William Blair

The investment banking and asset management firm has announced the appointment of Peter Gibson to lead consultant relations activities in Europe. He joins from M&G Investments, where he was most recently head of consultant relations for its equities and multi asset activities. Gibson began his career at KPMG Investment Advisory, where he advised UK pension fund clients.

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